With its diverse mix of nationalities and cultures, its growing collection of restaurants run by star chefs and its increasingly influential annual Food Festival, Dubai has rapidly become a top destination for enjoying delicious cuisines from all over the world. Innovative and award-winning culinary establishments are opening all the time, adding to the city’s gastronomic profile. Read on for our pick of the most exciting venues to look out for in 2018.
An award-winning concept by Masaharu Morimoto, who shot to fame through the Japanese edition of Iron Chef and is renowned for…
In the heart of Parktown North on 17th Ave lies new kid on the block, La Boqueria, a restaurant that celebrates some of the world’s beloved food markets – from London’s Borough Market to Barcelona’s La Boqueria on Las Ramblas – and the age-old cooking disciplines behind revered delicacies.
With a menu flavoured with indulgent and healthy popular street foods, La Boqueria offers a little something for any time of day with a global flair. The menu offers dishes such as a slow-cooked paella prepared in a traditional hearth to scrumptious, warm churros for dipping into a hot bowl of decadent chocolate.
Durban-raised chef Sheldon Raju is on a journey through India to find the origins of the country’s cuisine and trace the influence it’s had on the South African palate. We’re following him as he makes his way through the streets of Bangalore, takes romantic train rides to Madurai, dines at temples of old, explores Mumbai’s flavours, and so much more, all in the name of rediscovering the essence of Indian food.
Raju’s love for the art of cooking was developing during his childhood, thanks to the time he spent with his grandfather – whom he credits as his inspiration and dedicates his passion to – at the community temple. This…